Photo courtesy of Tyler Ritter.

Vestavia natives find international fame with band Moon Taxi. more

Dec 21, 2017 2:26 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Behind every band, there’s a story. Local band Riverbend, named for the street in Mountain Brook they practice on, started theirs in 2013. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:02 AM People 1 Comments


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The donation was raised at a Buick Drive for Your Students event in December. more

Mar 24, 2016 5:25 PM VHHS


Photos by Sarah Cook.

While most Louis Pizitz Middle School students are dreaming of the weekend at 2:45 p.m. on a Friday, 13-year-old Jake Arnold is jamming out in the band room to the Commodores’ “Brick House.” more

Feb 23, 2016 10:56 AM Pizitz

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The fundraiser is Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the VHHS parking lot. more

Nov 25, 2015 11:45 AM VHHS

High Notes

Sydney Cromwell

Members of the Pizitz Band have been fundraising for their trip to the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. more

Nov 25, 2015 10:58 AM Pizitz

Christofer Miller

Courtesy of Cathy Miller.

Christofer Miller was selected to be part of the Macy's Great American Marching Band. more

Nov 20, 2015 2:26 PM People

VHHS Marching Band

Photo courtesy of Heather Brown.

Two mothers help bring customized letters from Santa to Vestavia Hills children. more

Nov 18, 2015 7:17 PM People


Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

The Pizitz Middle School Symphonic Band is the first middle school band from the state of Alabama and the fourth in the nation to be chosen to perform at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference. more

Apr 19, 2015 6:54 PM Pizitz

Royal Automotive 2014

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Royal Automotive will host a one-day test-drive event in the VHHS parking lot to raise money for the school's band. more

Oct 29, 2014 9:53 AM News

Several Liberty Park Middle School students were selected for the annual Samford Honor Band held Jan. 9-11. more

Feb 17, 2014 10:00 AM LP Middle

Pizitz Symphonic Band

Photo courtesy of Kim Bain.

The Pizitz Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the College Band Directors National Association Conference at the University of North Florida in Feb. The band is one of just two middle school bands selected from the United States to perform. more

Feb 11, 2014 2:09 PM Pizitz

The Vestavia Hills High School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Jerell Horton, returned in March from its performance in the National Concert Band Festival, a part of the Music for All Festival in Indianapolis. more

Apr 23, 2013 3:21 PM VHHS

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